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Post-Doctoral Clinical Psychology Fellow

Boys Town Omaha, NE

Job Description

Job Title:Post-Doctoral Clinical Psychology Fellow

Location:Omaha, NE

Job Summary:

In a career as aPost-Doctoral Clinical Psychology Fellow, you will provide families withevidenced based treatment.Many families face challenges and struggle to find the help they need when it comes to their children who are experiencing behavioral, emotional or academic concerns. Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinicpsychologists are knowledgeable and committed to quality treatment for children and families. Our mission is to treat problems early, before they develop into more serious behavioral health issues.Utilizing a preventative based approach,children and families find help, healing and hope at Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinics.


The 1-year psychology fellowship focuses on clinical training in the areas of behavioral pediatric psychology, cognitive behavior therapy, and behavioral parent training. Post-doctoral fellows have the opportunity to work with children/adolescents and their families who present with a range of concerns including anxiety, depression, learning problems, ADHD, sleep problems, and disruptive behavior, among others. Opportunities also exist to obtain specialized training in PCIT, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Trauma. The fellowship training program incorporates professional development in other areas, including public speaking, collaborating with pediatricians in a primary care setting, providing supervision, and developing referral sources. The post-doctoral fellowship begins on August 1st and lasts for 1 year. Candidates must have graduated by September 1st, 2020to be considered. The salary is competitive with Boys Town benefits that include paid time off, health care, and retirement.

Provides behavioral health services to children, adolescents and families.

  • Provides direct clinical services to clients as assigned.
  • Participates in specialty clinics and groups such as the DBT group, Social Skills group, Trauma Clinic and PCIT clinic as desired.
  • Helps to establish and maintain a referral base from Boys Town pediatricians, local schools, other treatment providers, and general community referrals.
  • Provides psychological services, behavior parent training, and other essential psychological services to parents and youth referred to the outpatient clinic or assigned co-location clinics.
  • Provides consultation on an as-requested basis to referring pediatricians about general psychological phenomenon and how they may impact development, compliance, or other medical issues.

Actively participates in supervision to meet requirements for licensure.

  • Participates in weekly individual supervision meetings with licensed psychologist.
  • Increases knowledge of clinical psychology in related fields by continuing education and informal and formal discussions regarding issues pertinent to Boys Town.
  • Provides supervision to the pre-doctoral interns at Boys Town, when assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology from an APA-accredited university. Advanced training in clinical psychology, behavioral pediatrics, and/or parent training.
  • Successful completion of an APA approved internship.
  • Minimum of 3,000 post-masters hours (including internship) by July 31 of internship year (1500 of these hours must be direct).
  • Nebraska Counselor Examination (NCE) passed by April 1 of internship year.
  • Dissertation successfully defended by May 1 of internship year.
  • Graduate degree conferred by August 31 of internship year.
  • Familiarity with the Boys Town Model or a similarly behaviorally oriented approach.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization and with external contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
  • High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills.

About the Village of Boys Town:

A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.

Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. As one of the countrys largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. From our start in 1917, were poised to make even greater strides forward as we lead the way in changing how America cares for children, families and communities for the next 100 years.

Schedule: Full Time

Date Posted:March 26, 2020

Job ID: 15425

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.